ALLAHABAD: A Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader, Abhishek Yadav, was thrashed and handed over to police after he was allegedly caught molesting women at a Muharram Majlis late on Saturday night while wearing a burqa (veil).
Abhishek Yadav is district secretary of Vishwa Hindu Parishad.
Police have registered a case against VHP’s Abhishek , who is also the husband of BJP zila panchayat member Shipra Yadav. Abhishek was reportedly accompanied by another burqa-clad youth who managed to flee from the scene.
As per reports, a Muharram Majlis was organised at Mani Umarpur village on Saturday night. A few women at the Majlis became suspicious of two burqa-clad ‘women’ and forced them to lift their veils.
The villagers rushed to the scene and thrashed Abhishek when women accused him of molesting them.
Abhishek’s family, however, claim that the VHP leader was returning home when he was attacked and looted by some people at Mani Umarpur village.